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AROUND TOWN: Victorian tea, Father's Day picnic, safety program and more

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African American Entrepreneurs Association

The African American Entrepreneurs Association (AAEA), in partnership with Daytona State College/UCF, will celebrate the launch of its Daytona Beach chapter from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the college, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. The event will include an introduction of the organization, meet and greet, a Q&A and refreshments.

The following partners are scheduled to attend: Joann Flick, minority compliance officer for the City of Daytona Beach; Thaddeus Hammond, business development specialist, SBA; Laquetta McGill, vice president, VyStar Credit Union, Daytona Beach; and Michael Zihario, program director, Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center.

The new chapter will offer services to create economic development through entrepreneurship within the African American community. For information, call 386-234-2014, email info@aaeassociation.org, or visit aaeassociation.org.

Protect your technology before a hurricane

Learn how to protect your documents, computers and other technology in the event of a hurricane during a free presentation from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 18, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. Reservations are not required. For information, call 386-676-4191, option 1, then 4.

Victorian tea

Lilian Place Heritage Center, 1000 S. Peninsula Drive, Daytona Beach, will host a Victorian tea at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. Enjoy scones with clotted cream, pastries, teas and more. Admission is $20 plus tax and includes a walk-through tour of the Lilian Place 1884 Museum. RSVP to 386-256-4810.

Father's Day picnic

Southern Cassadaga Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association will host a Father's Day picnic/cookout with miniature house build from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16, in the Andrew Jackson Davis Educational Building. Participants will create homes for the fairies, gnomes and sprites on the Fairy Trail, which is next to the labyrinth in Horseshoe Park on Chauncey Street. Materials provided. Admission is $25 per person and includes grilled food with the fixings and a take-home gift. Preregister by calling 386-228-2880. Proceeds will benefit the camp's Colby Memorial Temple.

Sheriff to speak at Democratic Women meeting

Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood will address the Democratic Women's Club of Volusia at its monthly meeting Wednesday, June 19, at Red Lobster, 2625 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Socializing begins at 6 p.m. followed by the guest speaker at 6:30 and the regular meeting at 7. After the meeting, the floor is open for candidates. For information, call 386-243-9289, email dwcvolusia@gmail.com or visit DWCVolusia.org.

DeLand library to host safety program

Eddy Manthei will discuss situational awareness during a free program at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave. The local resident will explain how to be aware of your surroundings and stay safe, whether you're out in public or answering the door. Reservations are not required. For information, call the library at 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.

Florida Licensing on Wheels

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles "Florida Licensing on Wheels" (FLOW) mobile unit will be at Ormond Beach City Hall, 22 South Beach St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 19.

Drivers can renew or reinstate their license, change an out-of-state license to a Florida license, obtain an ID card, and purchase a duplicate license for a lost or stolen license. They also can purchase vehicle registration renewals and replacements, make address and name changes, register emergency contact information, and obtain or renew disabled parking placards.

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles uses FLOW mobiles and tables around the state to make its services more accessible. Appointments are not required. For a list of document options and information, visit gathergoget.com.

Poet Society to meet

The Live Poets Society of Daytona Beach will meet from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. The society is a local chapter of the Florida State Poets Association and a member of the National Federation of State Poets Societies. Meetings are free and open to the public. For information, call Bob Blenheim, founder and president, at 386-506-9930.

Republican luncheon

Registered Republicans are invited to a luncheon meeting at noon Wednesday, June 19, at Pelican Bay Club, 350 Pelican Bay Drive, Daytona Beach. Lunch is $18 with reservation. For information, call 386-308-0073.

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